20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Chicago
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Oklahoma City
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Bluff
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Cameron
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Boulder City
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Las Vegas

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day
Indianapolis

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum - Soldiers & Sailors Monument and then indulge your taste buds at Rocket Fizz Indianapolis.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Indianapolis travel itinerary planner.

Chicago to Indianapolis is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In March in Indianapolis, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
Rocket Fizz Indianapolis

2
days
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Centennial Park. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nashville holiday planner.

Drive from Indianapolis to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, Nashville is somewhat warmer than Indianapolis - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Sightseeing Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Nashville
Lotz House Museum
Grand Ole Opry

1
day
Memphis

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Graceland as well as Beale Street. On the 11th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Graceland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Memphis travel itinerary creator.

Fly from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Parker.

Things to do in Memphis

Sightseeing Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beale Street
Graceland

2
days
Dallas

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Southfork Ranch has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Dallas World Aquarium and then catch all the local highlights with Southfork Ranch.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dallas holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Dallas, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Southfork Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Southfork Ranch
The Dallas World Aquarium

1
day
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take a stroll through Bricktown and then contemplate the long history of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City custom trip planner.

You can drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, Oklahoma City is a bit cooler than Dallas - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Sightseeing Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

few
hours
Amarillo

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo vacation builder.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Amarillo, with lows of 1°C. You'll set off for Albuquerque on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Sightseeing Museums

2
days
Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church and then explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and then get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque vacation planner.

You can drive from Amarillo to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Sightseeing Museums
Highlights from your plan

2
days
Bluff

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, then stop by Twin Rocks Trading Post, then admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bluff trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Bluff takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Albuquerque in March: high temperatures in Bluff hover around 15°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Moki Dugway, Valley of the Gods
Highlights from your plan
Valley of the Gods
Comb Ridge
Moki Dugway

3
days
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Change things up with these side-trips from Monument Valley: Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit (in Kayenta) and Goosenecks State Park (in Blanding). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stroll through Wildcat Trail, stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, and examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bluff to Monument Valley in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cameron.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Sightseeing Nature

Side Trips

Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, Goosenecks State Park, Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Forrest Gump Point
Goosenecks State Park

few
hours
Cameron

Cameron is a census-designated place (CDP) in Coconino County, Arizona, United States. To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cameron travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Cameron by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Monument Valley in March since evenings lows in Cameron dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Cameron

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Trading Post

1
day
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cameron to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boulder City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point

2
days
Boulder City

A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
On the 23rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, make a trip to Hoover Dam, and then take in the views from Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Pro Gun Club, examine the collection at Nevada State Railroad Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boulder City itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Boulder City, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Sightseeing Museums

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

2
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

Las Vegas is just a short distance from Boulder City. In March, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains

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